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#1 Hal Smith

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Posted 08 February 2010 - 01:50 AM

Ilya Friedmann at Hot Rod Cameras posted this link on his website. He's speculating that we'll see the 4:2:2 codec in the Canon HDSLR's at some point.

http://www.canon-eur...cm13-712025.pdf
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#2 ryan knight

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Posted 08 February 2010 - 10:05 AM

Ilya Friedmann at Hot Rod Cameras posted this link on his website. He's speculating that we'll see the 4:2:2 codec in the Canon HDSLR's at some point.

http://www.canon-eur...cm13-712025.pdf


better be a firmware update then.
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#3 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 08 February 2010 - 10:37 AM

I understand that this is likely to be used in Canon's new 1/3" ccd camera.
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#4 Oliver Christoph Kochs

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 05:14 PM

Yup, Canon seems to just create some XDCAM EX with a little more color space. This is so far away of what the customers really want: A FF sensor (5D mark 2 like) camcorder with variable frame rates, XLRs, HDSDI out and maybe a better colorspace for the codec that it records on CF. Am i wrong here????
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#5 Tadeusz Kieniewicz

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:35 AM

Yup, Canon seems to just create some XDCAM EX with a little more color space. This is so far away of what the customers really want: A FF sensor (5D mark 2 like) camcorder with variable frame rates, XLRs, HDSDI out and maybe a better colorspace for the codec that it records on CF. Am i wrong here????



That is exactly what I'm looking for! And in my garden of people i know I'm not alone:)

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#6 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:49 AM

To be enormously picky, I think you'll find that the existing codec is 4:2:2.

Of course it's also massively compressed and that's presumably the point they're actually addressing, but strictly speaking the colorspace is what it is.

I wonder if they'll fix the aliasing, too. Of course that is a vastly bigger ask, probably involving a completely reengineered sensor. If they fix the aliasing and the compression, then it's potentially very good.

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